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25 Things you can do in Europe for free

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With the tough economy and unstable exchange rates, going for a holiday in Europe does not come cheap. If you are on a tight budget, every discount or freebie is a big help to stretch you travel money. Here are some of the best things to do in Europe for free:

Watch the sunset at Pliazzale Michelangelo in Florence, Italy

The Piazzale Michelangelo is just a few minutes away from the city center of Florence. The place provides a spectacular view that can be considered as one of the best in Italy. You will also see here one of the fake David’s in Florence. It is great to see this place during the day but it is a different experience when you get there before sunset and watch the sun go down the horizon.

Listen to the choir of Westminster Abbey in London

Ever Tried a Segway Tour?

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segway1Perhaps your wondering just what exactly a Segway is? Well if you’re on a tour of a city, a Segway is the end of tired legs, and the start of a new relationship with what could be the best invention ever. It’s an electric vehicle with two wheels that really does change the whole tour experience. Segway tours are fun, exciting and really, you have to try one!

Top 5 City tours you should take by bus

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Going around a city on foot has always been a favorite pastime of budget travelers like you and me. Walking is a great way to be intimate with a city, learn its rhythm and feel its beat. Unfortunately, walking does get the best of us sometimes, especially if we’re lugging around a big backpack or easily flustered when we open a detailed city map.

A good alternative then to get to know a city would be to sign up for a city tour by bus which will take you to the popular spots in town including a handful of well kept secrets as well. Sure, you might have to spend an entire day with a busload of strangers, but if you look on the bright side, this is also a great way of making new friends along the way. But which cities are the most ideal ones to be seen through the window of a bus and which cities should be saved for meanderings?